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into this evening. a battle between president obama and governor romney has long expected by political strategist and professionals to be one of the closest, dirtiest contest ever. after nearly $2 billion, hundreds of fundraisers and campaign events for both candidates and closely watched debates, america chooses who will lead the most important democracy for the next four years. the first set of polls in the nation to close will be in indiana and kentucky, but all eyes are on the swing states, many believe it will decide the election. polls in virginia close at 7:00 eastern with north carolina the subject of the battle for ohio and parts of florida behind. they close at 7:30. the results will come fast on on battleground states indicative of how independent voters ultimately all voters will decide this race. as tight as they have been nationally, four years ago president obama became the first democratic and 44 years to win virginia. going into election day today, virginia's 13 editorial votes are considered to be in play and virginia remains a state both campaigns deemed critical to the editori
. gerri: mitt romney promised to repeal obamacare on the number one but since obama is sticking around what does the future hold? let's ask of virginia and attorney general who fought to have the law repealed. what is the next page? you dedicated life to fight the law. >> there are a few different thing is coming. now there will be a debate state-by-state having it in my gubernatorial race whether to have stayed health care exchange for defaulting to federal exchange. if we should expand medicaid in the manner the federal health care bills call for. gerri: you may have a debate with the states that you are facing deadlines right now for the implementation. november 16 if you will build a health exchange or not. will you ignore the deadline ? >> yes. we will pass through that. this administration has demonstrated they don't care what laws say. if people close to the deadline we have banned administrative deadline. it is a decision and the executive branch alone cannot make. general assembly comes into session in january 9th. we're just january and february the shortest in the country. w
here on the fox business network. president obama is making up for lost time with a campaign blitz in force. saying that mitt romney is not slowing down in the battleground state of virginia. and neither candidate is holding back on the attacks. with one this is jonathan collegial and bill kristol. it's now time to get back to that punching bags? >> well, apparently. president obama decided to go right back on the campaign till today. i talked to one democratic couple of hours ago there was a little surprise for the puppet president obama was doing well, his sort of, you know, fema director in charge, politically he thought he was holding helping him, governor christie was being nice to him, they went back on the attack after that. >> when you look at this, jonathan, what needs to be centered on? looks at president obama is the fema director has made up for lost ground. it looks like the pressure is on mitt romney. >> i think he needs to turn the corner and make the final days of the campaign, which is no more of this drama in washington on every single legislative thing where we h
tim geithner will. regardless of the no-show tomorrow, president obama is hopeful to get a deal done by christmas, not inspiring confidence for pushing small businesses as key democratic leaders refuse to put entitlements on the table. for more on all of this, republican congressman langford of oklahoma. congressman, welcome back, always great to have you here. >> thank you very much. gerri: president with strong words for congress. here's what he had to say. >> if congress does nothing, every family in america will see their taxes automatically go up at the beginning of next wreer. right now, as we speak, congress can pass a law that would prevent a tax hike on the first $250,000 of everybody's income. gerri: there's the president calling out congress. what do you have to say, congressman? >> yeah, here we go in the middle of this. the house passed all our tax things in april. we passed the sequestering documents in may. we waited for the senate since may to reciprocate on that. the senate and white house sat on it, and they said we'll see you in the lame duck period. now it's lame
tomorrow. here comes. >> hello, everybody. we begin tonight with breaking news. president obama is upping the ante in the delicate fiscal of talk. confirming today the white house making no concessions with republicans and taking a hard line on new taxes. the latest proposal includes over one half trillion dollars tax increase, double the republicans want, and it wanted up-front. also $50 billion in new stimulus spending. they want to raise the federal debt limit without congressional approval. no spending let's. the brakes are off. with more on this, the ag holds 18, president of american action far and former cbo director. welcome to you both. i just want to mention a couple of other things that are in this proposal which frankly shocked me. the payroll tax break continues. we have bipartisan agreement that it would expire. and then a permanent increase in the debt limit. we said that. a one-year extension of expanded jobless benefits. the list goes on and on. it's like a christmas tree. >> i think it's very unfortunate there was a moment not too long ago when we thought there was a fai
the lame-duck session. president obama spoke to harry reid over the phone about the fiscal cliff over the weekend. the white house is making it clear today that the president won't sign a bill that extends tax cuts for those earning $250,000 a year in social security. it will not be part of the fiscal cliff. so we are going to talk about the compromise. we have a congress and to talk about this with us. >> and you for having me cheryl: or a little bill? >> we were waiting and hoping to compromise with its administration. but they they would just never come to the table. >> these democrats want to continue spending on social programs, republicans don't want tax cuts to be touched. you think we can have coromise from both sides on each of these issues? the rhetoric that we are hearing on a television screen is pretty negative. >> he did say that we want and the republicans will reach out to less. cheryl: after the last election, the november election, it was a referendum on many republicans. some of them walked away and said, okay, we did not get the senate back, we are moving forward.
you're countersued, i guess, works. >> thank you. gerri: president obama taking his first look at the devastation superstar sandy inflicted on new york city. he took a helicopter tour the above sections of queens and staten island ravaged by floods and fires. the tour included breezy point, waterfront community in queens where 100 homes were burned to the ground. obama the net with people waiting in line at an emergency response center in s.i. one girl who said her house was on liveable told the president he should have been there a long time reel. another man in front of his right, agreed saying, he's grateful for the visit, but wasted at happen sooner. obama travel to new jersey on halloween with governor chris christie to be with recovery efforts there. many cynics point to the claims that christie's endorsement of obama's efforts was a turning point in the election this year. more to come. the latest on a nightmare for thousands of travelers today and next as president obama me to see as a big corporations. small business leaders are feeling ignored and worried about the fu
. >> well, i think that president obama definitely has the upper hand in the situation. you have people coming out and saying we don't have on a this anti-tax pledge with grover norquist, a senior republicans, people like bill kristol. you have 12 new house members coming in who refused to sign the pledge. so you start seeing that and it gives the president much stronger leverage to get what he wants. and i think that if the republicans don't come around on and we end up going off the cliff there will get blamed for it. gerri: what do you say? >> i say let's take a look and what happened in november. our government gave the people of america gave the government to the status quo. we are back to where we started in september. the president has a huge do over, and it is his obligation to leave history this. republicans have said we are willing to talk about revenue, but democrats have to be serious on spending. so this idea that anyone has the upper hand is exactly why a deal is not been done. the deal as on the teeseven deal is only as good as it is for both parties. the agreement is hon
and president obama has offered nothing? i think the american people understand that yes, the president was reelected, but that doesn't mean that he just stays in burma until a decision is reached. you have to be involved and he has to have leadership and he has to show what he would be prepared to do. the house has gone up. gerri: time and again, as i recall. governor pataki, do you so much for coming on the show. always a pleasure. coming up, getting hit hardest from the fiscal cliff. we are teasing the rest of the fiscal cliff. the democrats think they have the edge in talks over the fiscal cliff. is that the case? a political panel is weighing in coming out. gerri: the notorious gridlock escalating with neither side budging over the fiscal cliff. >> we put revenue on the table. significant spending cuts. >> you can't get more options. gerri: a one-two punch, at the end of the year. will washington ever get its act together and what is at stake? bringing in our all-star panel. former campaign adviser to john mccain and doug shown also a fox news contributor. >> there might be a last-
to discuss possible solutions with president obama. days after the congressional budget office reports there is another threat of recession. lawmakers in washington have just 49 days to strike aeal that would prevent more than $600 billion in tax increases and automatic spending cuts. in addition the president has been reelected. obamacare, the president's controversial health care law one of the fully implemented. ceos all across the country are coming out warning of the law's impact on their business. as a result, threatening massive layoffs. joining me now, former commerce secretary under president george of the bush. great to have you on the show, sir. let's start with this meeting the president is calling with union leaders, business leaders. what can they do that congress cannot? >> well, the problem is that they can't do much because the brush of taxes and the rise of regulations that are being thrown at businesses, the only thing they can do is defend themselves from them, but i don't think they can reach in a gram with labor to say that we are not going to a reduced the size o
they have been privately saying helps the american people understand where obama's in trend and comes from but nothing has changed. >> the issue is in the fiscal cliff discussion democrats appear willing to put entitlements and spending on the table. republicans saying they're willing to do tax revenue and that could be or would be the key to any agreement to avoi the fiscal cliff and get the country's books back in order. gerri: you will be covering this for a long time. thanks for that. this black friday wal-mart shoppers think protests, it is not a superstore workers on the picket line. jeff flock joins us with more. jeff: a few of them but the majority were not wal-mart workers but members of other unions like the teamsters, the uaw, it was built today as a demonstration again the notion of working on thursday on thanksgiving. the day before black friday. but the protest when it came down to it wasn't so much about that. was against walmart's practice of paying minimum-wage, not giving workers enough money in their view and about work rules. that is what the actual protests came down t
. thank you. still ahead of fiscal cliff mess just got messier. how president obama respondedo john boehner's latest comments and holiday season rushes on. would you spend your money? where's the best placeo invest it? buying retail stocks for losers next. gerri: it was black friday madness all across the country. this was macy's at midnight in new york city. other stores open really liked was r us and best buy, great deals like lc tvs which were 50% of. overall sales on black friday are expected to be 4% to $11.5 billion. midnight opening hours are one way traditional stores are doing everything they can to compete with online retailers which were open all the time. regular source said black friday, have their cybermonday, the monday after thanksgiving. it was a record breaker with half of shopping done that day on work computers. fedex said it uld ship a record number of packages this year. how do you make money from this craziness? retailer stocks in the s&p 500 are up 25%, outperforming t overall index. break and mortar versus q or online retailers which is the best choice? gary
could delay much of this, that is all up in the air right now. a second term for president obama means tax increases are much more likely. gerri: thank you for breaking it down for us. happy thanksgiving. >> you as well. gerri: the fiscal cliff to be 41 days away, but thanksgiving is today's from now. they have not bought your turkey, you may want to get on that. if you remember how much was spent last year, it is about the same. the average cost of thanksgiving dinner will be just under $50. up $0.28 from last year. the reason for that increase, the price of a turkey more than 3% higher than last year. due to the drought in the midwest this summer increasing the price of turkey feed and will probably go even higher next year. if you are serving dinner rolls this year, they're up more than 1% thanks to a rise in wheat prices and a supply shortage a result. mainly because the drought did not really impact idaho. you cannot have thanksgiving dinner without stuffing. the prepackaged cubes, almost 4% less this year. if you want with cream, that will save you the most thanks to falling dair
if obama were truly in our rear of fantasy would apply a temporary income tax surcharge to all employees of bailed of companies and banks instead of increasing taxes on innocent bystanders. good idea. finally, the administration wants paper performance in the education system with teachers. how about pay for performance in congress. that is a great way to save $87 million every year. love hearing from you. send me an e-mail. gerri@foxbusiness.com. finally tonight, i often in the show with my "2 cents more" on something that has me fired up, even angry. tonight i wanted to highlight something that made me happy. in new york city police officer has become a hero after this photo appeared on facebook. look at that. as of tonight over half a million people of like it. what it is showing his an officer giving, as man and you pair of boots and a cold night in times square. in arizona woman snapped the fun
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